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Chopped? not my kitchen!

I would like to declare that the image you are looking at is the exact likeness of me. Which would be a complete lie because I look nothing like that, not even in my raciest dream; which are far and in between because my life has more action than required, thank you. 1,995 more words

Family Matters

3 Day Quote Challenge - part three

For the final entry in the 3 Day Quote Challenge, here are three quotes that I loved and hope you’ll enjoy.

And for my final three nominees to this challenge: 39 more words


Let's Go Greek!

I admit it .. when January rolls around I’m pretty much done with all of the Christmas candies and am ready to get back on the health band wagon.  710 more words


Ina Garten's Lemon Squares

When I was a kid, we so rarely ate any cookies or desserts that were not homemade. My mom was an especially good baker. We would come home from school and just detect the faint aromas of baking still in the air. 676 more words

Mixed Mushroom & Barley Soup

Two things happened last week that could have put a real cramp in our babymoon-style.  (Yes, turns out I will do anything to take a vacation, including calling it a babymoon.)  In early December, I bought us tickets to St. 549 more words


The Missing Potato

I made individual pot pies yesterday that had the same “face only a mother could love” quality that my apple cherry pie did at Christmas. They didn’t win on pretty but for the first time I delivered the flake! 507 more words

Mum Moments

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa

Are you familiar with Ina Garten?  I find myself going into a trance while watching her videos.  They’re so relaxing and….hedonistic.  And so unlike my own life. 124 more words